Feds swooped in on Colorado’s ventilator order, Polis says

Colorado was making a deal with a manufacturer for an order of much-needed ventilators when the Federal Emergency Management Agency swooped in and took it themselves, Gov. Jared Polis told CNN on Friday night. It was one thing for states to be competing among themselves for vital resources to fight the novel coronavirus, Polis said. Now they’re competing against the […]

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Scientists modify CAR-T cells to target multiple sites on leukemia cells

In a new pre-clinical study published this week in the journal Leukemia, the research team of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles investigator Hisham Abdel-Azim, MD, MS, worked with colleagues to engineer T-cells to identify and target multiple sites on acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells instead of just one. The early collaboration points the way to future clinical trials to test the therapy. […]

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McDonald's, Tesco, Lidl and more have tape on the floor to encourage distancing

If you’ve been out lately (don’t unless you really have to – stay home as much as you can!), you may have noticed some markings on the floor. Whether you’re popping out for essentials or for a quick bite because there’s nothing in stores, you might have seen tape around some of your usual faves. It’s very important you pay […]

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